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### The selling price of an article is Rs. 118 and the profit earned ...

# General Basic Math Exams Quizzes MCQs Quizzes Profit and Loss Math Quiz

**Question:**

The selling price of an article is Rs. 118 and the profit earned is 50%. The cost price of the article is:

**Option A):**

Rs. 77.00**Option B):**

Rs. 80.00**Option C):**

Rs. 68.79**Option D):**

Rs. 78.66

**Correct Answer is Option D):**

Rs. 78.66

**Explanation:****Solution:**

Let C. P. = x; Profit = 50%

S.P. = x + 50/100x 3x/2

But S.P. = Rs. 118

118 = 3x/2 or x = 236/3 = Rs. 78.66

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